Three AAE alumnae will speak at Purdue Women’s Conference 2023
This year's Purdue Women’s Conference, to be held June 8–9 on the West Lafayette campus, will feature three AAE alumnae speakers. This annual event brings women from around the world to engage, connect, and grow within a supportive community of Purdue alumnae and friends.
Amy Hess (BSAAE ‘89), currently the chief of public services for Louisville, KY Metro Government, also served in the FBI for 29 years and was the highest-ranking woman at the time of her retirement. She enjoys presenting on her experiences with leadership, diversity, and crisis management. Her presentation is called, “The Formula for Successful Leadership: 90% Is Just Showing Up—the Other Half Is Communication.”
Jamie Krakover (BSAAE ‘04) will give a presentation called, "Enterprise Engage." She is a senior manager for retention and knowledge management at Boeing Enterprise. She also holds a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.
Neelakshi Majmundar (MSAAE ’18) is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. She studied electronics and communication engineering in India, and worked as a programmer analyst for two years before coming to the United States to study at Purdue. Majumdar’s presentation is called, “What Is Your Ikigai?”
View the full speaker list and find more information on the conference website.